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DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC



Gamelan of Java and Bali: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 23 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photograph of gamelan instrumentJavanese & Balinese gamelan classes perform new and old repertoire, directed by Midiyanto and I Dewa Putu Berata with Ben Brinner and Lisa Gold.



Brahms Clarinet Quintet: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 25 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Brahms Clarinet Quintet

Lucia Petito, violin; Madison Alan-Lee, violin; Christina Simpson, viola; Mosa Tsay, cello; and Cameron Winrow, clarinet



Hablando Bomba: Afro-Puerto Performance and Bombazo with Las Bomberas de la BahíaRican bomba drumming, dance, and song

Performing Arts - Music: Lecture/Demonstration/MasterClass/Workshop: Affiliated/Co-sponsored: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 26 | 2-4 p.m. | D-37 Hearst Field Annex


Hablando Bomba posterHABLANDO BOMBA
Dr. Pablo Luis Rivera and Rafael Maya

History and performance of Afro-Puerto Rican bomba drumming, dance, & song!

Events:

LECTURE/DEMO (4/22, 9:30-11am, Hertz Hall)

DANCE WORKSHOP (4/22, 1-3pm, Multicultural Community Center, Hearst Annex D-37)

PERFORMANCE with Bay Area bomba ensemble Las Bomberas de la Bahia (4/26, 2-4pm, Berkeley Art Museum)



University and Chamber Choruses: Processions, Rituals, and a Wedding!

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 26 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


University Chorus and Chamber Chorus posterMarika Kuzma, conducts the University and Chamber Choruses in this varied concert
of music that is meditative, exalting, and raucous.

The Rachmaninoff Vespers (1st part of his Vsenoshchnoe bdenie);
Brahms’ Zigeunerlieder (Gyspy Songs); and Stravinsky’s famous Svadebka (Les Noces—The Wedding)
for chorus, soloists, 4 pianos, and percussion



University Wind Ensemble: Winds of Spring

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 27 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photograph of wind ensemble members performingRobert Calonico, director

Featuring works by Frank Felice, Felix Mendelssohn, John Mackey, Eric Whitacre as well as

Joseph Horowitz Euphonium Concerto, Lauren Eales, soloist

Frank Ticheli American Elegy, Stefano Flavoni, conductor



Chamber Music: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | April 30 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Department of Music Students perform chamber music.



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 1 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Poster, UC Berkeley Symphony OrchestraMahler Symphony No. 2
David Milnes, conductor

University Chorus, University Chamber Chorus: Marika Kuzma, director

Alumni Chorus, Mark Sumner, Director

Featured soloists: Ann Moss, soprano; Elizabeth Moss, mezzo-soprano

Concert program will repeat on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 8pm



Composition Colloquium - Yiorgos Vassilandonakis: Building a Middle Period Style

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 2 | 3:10-4:30 p.m. | 128 Morrison Hall


Yiorgos VassilandonakisYiorgos Vassilandonakis is an active composer of chamber, vocal and orchestral and multimedia works. He is Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston, where he also co-founded and directs the contemporary series Magnetic South, in partnership with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

Reception follows



CANCELLED - Bloch Professor Georgina Born: Bloch Lecture series: Music and the Digital

Performing Arts - Music: Colloquium/Symposium/Conference: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 2 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Morrison Hall, 125 Morrison, Elkus Room


Bloch lecture poster, Prof. Georgina BornCANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.

April 21, Times and Genres (not 4/18) CANCELLED
May 2, Ontologies and Interdisciplinarities CANCELLED

Georgina Born is Professor of Music and Anthropology at the University of Oxford.



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 2 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Mahler 2 posterDavid Milnes, conductor

Mahler Symphony No. 2

Concert program repeats Thursday May 1 through Saturday May 3 at 8pm



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: Mahler 2 with the University Chorus and UC Alumni Chorus

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 3 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of UC Berkeley symphony with David Milnes, conductorUC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, David Milnes, conductor

University Chorus, Marika Kuzma, director

UC Alumni Chorus, Mark Sumner, director

Mahler Symphony No. 2

Concert program repeats Thursday May 1 through Saturday May 3 at 8pm



University Baroque Ensemble

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 4 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Photo of Baroque Ensemble musiciansJohn Dornenburg and Carla Moore, directors

Students of the ensemble perform works by Biber,
Telemann, Purcell, Lully, Boismoitier
, and Geminiani, on antique instruments.



University Gospel Chorus: 61st Annual Noon Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Noon concert: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 7 | 12:15-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


gospel chorus posterD. Mark Wilson, director
The UC Berkeley Gospel Chorus features an afternoon of some of the most popular praise songs in the shift of Gospel music from traditional to contemporary.



Javanese Shadow Play, Gamelan Sari Raras: Gamelan Sari RarasThe Burning of Hanoman, an episode from the Ramayana

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 10 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photograph of Midiyanto and shadow puppetsShadow master Midiyanto manipulates dozens of puppets as he tells a tale from Hindu-Javanese mythology in English & Javanese, with musical accompaniment by Gamelan Sari Raras (Midiyanto and Ben Brinner, directors), featuring guest drummer Heri Purwanto and vocalist Heni Savitri. Not suitable for pre-school children.



Eco Ensemble - Berkeley New Music Project

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 12 | 8-10 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


David Milnes conducts Eco EnsembleDavid Milnes conducts new works by UC Berkeley graduate student composers featuring our resident professional new music ensemble.

Works by composers Amadeus Regucera, Dan VanHassel, Ursula Kwong-Brown, Lily Chen, Ravi Kittappa, Michael Nicholas



Commencement Pre-Concert: for graduating seniors

Performing Arts - Music: Student recital/Class concert: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 17 | 5-7:15 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


Graduating seniors perform for their families and fellow students.

Free and open to the public.



Music Eisner Prize Winners Concert, 2014

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 18 | 12-1 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


12-1pm
Concert featuring winners of the Eisner Performance prize
The concert is free and open to the public
(Check later for details)

1:30pm
Commencement Ceremony

Reception follows

Tickets not required
Refreshments: Reception follows the commencement ceremony

Event Contact: 510-642-2678



Music Commencement Ceremony, 2014

Performing Arts - Music: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 18 | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


12-1pm
Concert featuring winners of the Eisner Performance prize
The concert is free and open to the public
(Check later for details)

1:30pm
Commencement Ceremony

Reception follows

Tickets not required
Refreshments: Reception follows the commencement ceremony

Event Contact: 510-642-2678



UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra: European Tour Bon Voyage Concert

Performing Arts - Music: Highlight: DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC | May 25 | 3-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall


photo of UC Berkeley symphony with David Milnes, conductorDavid Milnes, conductor

The orchestra will perform in Vienna, Prague, Budapest and Bratislava for four concerts this summer.

To support them on their upcoming tour, please visit http://orchestra.berkeley.edu.